New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder
The Lumbre is a chile with a kick. Grown in the famed Hatch region of New Mexico, this chile rates at around 35,000 Scoville Heat Units. The Lumbre chile is a very spicy chile and although it is edible, it does have a prerequisite- a tolerance for hot food.
This chile has a uniform, extra -hot, pungent flavor that is not for the faint of heart.
This chile has a wide variety of uses from appetizers to main dishes. But it also adds amazing flavor to chocolate chip cookies. Give it a try for a twist on classic dishes.